WestWater Research

We Know the Value of Water

WestWater Research is an economic firm specializing in water market research, pricing, advisory, and trading. We are experts in the services we provide.

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Transaction Advisory

We navigate high-valued assets through an information-driven process to achieve a successful transaction.

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Valuation & Appraisals

We are nationally recognized for our expertise in water right appraisals and have helped define the standards in many of the western states.

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Economic & Market Analysis

We ensure clients are well informed on current water resource economics, trading activity, as well as regulatory and policy changes that influence water supply and demand.

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National Reach & Regional Expertise

WestWater Research is the leading economic consulting firm in market research, pricing, valuation, and transaction advisory services for water rights and water resource development. For more than 20 years, our clients have relied on our expertise to make sound water resource management and financial decisions as water demands increasingly outpace available supplies.

WestWater works across the country with five regional offices to provide market intelligence, valuation, transaction advisory, strategic planning, and asset management services relating to water rights and water resources.

We are known for our rigorous analysis and information-driven investment strategy formulation. Backed by more than thirty years of research and data collection, our proprietary Waterlitix database is the world’s largest and most comprehensive pricing tool for water transactions in the West. At WestWater Research, we know the value of water. 

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Waterlitix™ Powers the Nasdaq-Veles Water Index

WestWater Research’s proprietary database, Waterlitix™, is the largest and most comprehensive pricing source for water transactions. Backed by over thirty years of research and data collection through Waterlitix™, we keep our clients ahead of the curve with accurate information on market performance and trends.

Through Waterlitix™, WestWater is the exclusive data provider for the Nasdaq-Veles California Water Index (NQH2O), which tracks the spot price for California water entitlements.

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Experience in Action

MEET THE TEAM: Senior Associate Todd Gaston

Todd Gaston is a Senior Associate at WestWater Research and is based in Denver, Colorado. Todd leads water rights valuations...

WestWater Welcomes Research Associate Isabelle Lavoie

WestWater is thrilled to announce the addition of Isabelle Lavoie as an associate based in Los Angeles, California. Isabelle will...

NOW HIRING: Waterlitix Director

What We’re Looking For: WestWater Research is seeking qualified applicants for a database manager position to oversee maintenance and continued...